To celebrate the launch of NME.COM/movies we've put together our pick of the greatest music films ever made.
And we're not just talking about rockumentaries and biopics this list also encompasses any movie that is defined by its soundtrack. These are films for music fans to love.
Hence you'll find Trainspotting rubbing shoulders with Control, Almost Famous celebrated alongside Meeting People Is Easy.
So please, take your seat and grab an oversize tub of popcorn as we count down the 50 best music movies ever to grace the big screen.
What have we missed? Should 8 Mile be higher than 30 Century Man? Have your say now here.
The best music movie that most people have never seen – largely because it’s not available on DVD – this charmingly haphazard documentary captures the leading lights of the US glam-metal scene – Poison, WASP et al - just as it was starting to slide into self-parody.
Featuring an endless parade of drunken, semi-coherent rock star idiots, the viewer is left with an inescapable impression of: “This is why grunge had to happen.”
Best music moment: The Megadeth footage rocks fairly hard, but it’s the rambling interviews that you’ll enjoy the most.